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Service Ranges, Stables, Former Coach House and Brewhouse Attached to Hintlesham Hall, Hintlesham

Description: Service Ranges, Stables, Former Coach House and Brewhouse Attached to Hintlesham Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277355

OS Grid Reference: TM0828243846
OS Grid Coordinates: 608282, 243846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0538, 1.0364

Location: Hintlesham, Suffolk IP8 3NS

Locality: Hintlesham
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3NS

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Listing Text

3/27 Service ranges, stables,
former coach house and
22.2.55 brewhouse attached to
Hintlesham Hall
Service ranges, stables, former coach house and brewhouse. Stables C17 and early
C18, with C16 core, the rest C18, refurbished 1980's, when converted to Carrier
cookery school. Service Range: attached to north of Hall by single bay. Red brick
in Flemish bond, with red brick plinth in English bond, and white brick first floor
band, hipped plain tile roof. Symmetrical, the centre breaks forward beneath
pediment-like gable. 2 storeys, 2:3:2 sashes with glazing bars. Central 6- panel
door with overlight. All ground floor openings beneath flat arches. Ocuius with
glazing bars in the pediment. 1710 Sun Insurance plaque attached to left, lower
2 storey service wing, also red brick, the lower courses in English bond, with white
brick band, hipped plain tile roof. 5 bays, 4 ground floor replaced sashes with
glazing bars, the 2nd formerly a doorway, 6 panelled door, all beneath flat arches,
inserted door to far left. 5 first floor horizontal sliding sashes with glazing
bars. Range linked to right hand return of stables by former Coach. house. Red
brick hipped tile roof. North facade,, 5 bays. A central semi-circular archway with
brick imposts leads from stables/service wings. To each side, 2 semi-circular arched
openings with brick imposts, formerly with carriage doors, beneath loft lights,
now all glazed with margin lights and glazed fanlights, the openings reduced at
ground level by several courses of inserted brickwork. Former Brewhouse: attached
to east of service range. Red brick, plain tile roof. Plain brick band. 2 storeys
West facade. 3 bays, replaced central doorway and sashes with glazing bars; first
floor latticed windows. Gable wall, partly rebuilt, has 1980's Venetian window
with Gothic glazing bars. Stables: Red brick, in Flemish bond with flared brick
headers, hipped plain tile roof. Brickwork in two builds, with a further single
bay to far left and encasing C16 timber framed structure within right hand build.
Rear, first floor rendered over timber framed section. 2 storeys, irregular bays.
Moulded brick band, the earlier build of fine rubbed brickwork. Central bell turret
with ogival leaded roof. Left hand build. 2 fixed 4-paned lights, to left over-
lapping the added bay, to right beneath larger rubbed brick flat arch. Blocked
segmental headed doorway to right. 2 first floor casements, one replaced beneath
segmental arches of alternating red and black bricks. To right, 3 doorways, one
with 6 panel door, two beneath gauged brick segmental arches, the third inserted
1980's. 2 altered timber casements beneath flat arches. 4 first floor openings,
one a pair of boarded doors, the rest timber casements with some fixed lights, all
beneath flat arches. Clock face between first and second windows, painted on slate.
Right hand return, linking to rear of coach house. Two builds, to left, forming
the end wall of stables, has no openings. To right, scattered fenestration to each
side of doorway, mainly with glazing bars, and first floor horizontal sliding sash
and fixed light. Interior: 4 bay timber frame building, replaced in brick on front
wall. 3 square crown posts with longitudinal braces, some straight, some cranked.
Tie beams have cranked braces to rear wall, but removed from front. Right hand
tie beam slightly cambered, left hand tie beam (probably reused) formerly with studs
to lower face, but collar purlin continues to end wall, now an internal partition,
close studded, but slate hung on other face. Close studded rear wall continues
beyond closed truss. The remaining roof of clasped purlins and collars, the final
bay with later butt purlin roof. Further slate-clad partitions. Some. chamfered
cross beams, but largely replaced joists to ground floor ceilings. Opposing door-
ways in brickwork may reflect earlier openings. Clock mechanism apparently intact.

Listing NGR: TM0828243846

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Source: English Heritage

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